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AECOM Mechanical Engineering in British Columbia, British Columbia

Job Summary

As a part of our continued growth, our Burnaby office is seeking an energetic and ambitious Mechanical engineer-in-training to support the design and construction of buildings within the Transportation sector. You will work in a team environment with other engineers, technologists, BIM specialists, and project managers to deliver projects in this sector, as well as in support of those in other business lines (such as Buildings + Places and Water) to our clients both here in BC and across Western Canada. You will also be a part of multidisciplinary project teams comprising of other engineering disciplines, consultants, and architects.

The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in preparation of deliverables and products such as presentation materials, calculations, drawings, specifications, selections, and cost estimates related to heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning (HVAC) and plumbing systems for commercial, institutional, and light industrial facilities.

  • Performing field investigation for incorporating existing conditions into construction documents.

  • Performing construction administration duties, such as shop drawing review, RFI response, construction inspection, and respond to client questions.

  • Working within a project team environment and possessing good presentation and client interface skills.

  • Coordinating work with other project disciplines.

  • Working with engineers in making technical mechanical decisions based on building code interpretation and company standard practice.

  • Staying abreast of industry standards and approaches, and best practices.

  • Ensuring project work is undertaken is accordance with corporate health and safety policies and quality management systems.

  • Performing assignments of limited scope and complexity. Uses a variety of standard engineering methods and techniques in solving problems.

  • Assisting engineers in carrying out technical tasks requiring accuracy in calculations, completeness of data and adherence to prescribed analysis, design, or computation methods.

  • Applying standard practices and techniques in specific situations. Gathers and correlates basic engineering data using established and well-defined procedures.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • Registered (or be eligible for immediate registration) as an Engineer-in-Training in British Columbia.

  • 2+ years’ experience (ideally with an engineering firm) designing HVAC and plumbing for commercial, institutional, and light industrial facilities.

  • Physically able to climb ladders and enter utility manholes, tunnels, and other mechanical equipment spaces.

  • Valid BC Class V Driver's License.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience delivering industrial, transportation, and water/wastewater infrastructure projects.

  • Familiarity with ISO quality management systems.

  • Excellent written and verbal communications.

  • Experience working within internal multidisciplinary teams

  • Experience with Building Energy Modeling and their software platforms (IES, eQuest, Energy Plus, HOT2000, RETScreen, etc.) would be considered an asset

  • Experience with sustainability standards (LEED, Net Zero, Passive House, Envision) would be considered an asset

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Working experience with NBC, BCBC, BCPC, SMACNA, ASHRAE codes and standards.

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite.

  • Experience using HAP, AutoCAD, REVIT, Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Project, and Power Point.

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Canada

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 266124BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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